In this corner, Gary Hart, the former senator who turned out to be very prescient on terrorism, stumping for Michael Bennet: "My twelve years serving Colorado in the U.S. Senate provides a unique perspective in defining an effective senator. Like most Coloradans, I take very seriously who represents us in Washington, D.C.," he says in a fundraising pitch that arrived today. "I strongly support Senator Michael Bennet. And I feel so strongly about keeping him in the Senate that I'm organizing a group of fellow supporters to match your contributions to his campaign before the end of the year."
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And in the other corner, Gayle Caplan, "Mother of the Candidate," pushing for Andrew Romanoff. "With your help," she says in an e-mail that arrived today, "we'll feed Andrew a decent meal, fatten him up, and put him in office. Click here, and I promise not to embarrass him again (until 2010)."
Give this round to Bennet -- and send Andrew's mom to the showers.